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Spanish River High Principal Removed After Comments About Holocaust

Gina Fontana
Via the South Florida Sun Sentinel
Spanish River High School Principal William Latson was removed on Monday after telling a parent in an email he had to be politically neutral about the Holocaust.

A principal in heavily Jewish Boca Raton is out of a job because he refused to say the Holocaust was a real historical event.

Spanish River High School Principal William Latson told a parent that as a public school official he needed to remain “politically neutral” — sensitive to both Holocaust education advocates and people who deny the destruction of six million Jews during World War II.

The Palm Beach County School District didn’t see it that way and on Monday assigned Latson to another, unspecified position, as reported by the Sun Sentinel.

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